Human Resources

How to Hire For a Startup: Look For These Qualities

The first few hires for a startup are critical. Look for these qualities when hiring to single out the very best candidates to help grow your business.

By Daniel Pigg |

4 Essential Hires If You’re Starting a Business in 2020

If you're getting ready to start your business, it's a good time to start planning for the 4 essential hires that bring the expertise to help you grow.

By Andrew Deen |

6 Reasons Your Small Business Should Use a Professional Employer Organization

Managing employees can be overwhelming for new business owners. Partnering with a professional employer organization, or PEO, can help you when it comes to providing benefits and human resources help.

By Elizabeth Ballou |

73 Questions to Ask Employees During an Interview

How do you really dig into what makes someone tick as an employee, and how do you determine if they’ll be a good fit for your business? You can compile a great list of interview questions from this master list.

By Briana Morgaine |

10 Easy Ways to Evaluate an Employee\’s Performance

If your employees are not “salespeople,” it's hard to track their performance. What are the most important metrics to look at when evaluating an employee?

By Scott Gerber |

How to Write Your First Job Description

Take the time now to start thinking about the type of person you may want to hire in the future. Your new employee’s values will have a big impact on your company, especially if you’re small.

By Candice Landau |

7 Things You Need to Remember About Workplace Safety

The grand opening to your business is an exciting time—and a lot of work. You might have the sign on the door and the keys for your locks, but you’re not finished. Personal responsibility is essential for any new business. Displaying products and hiring employees are the last steps in setting up shop. You probably...

By Katrina Otuonye |

How to Manage Labor Costs for Your New Restaurant

This article is part of our Restaurant Business Startup Guide—a curated list of articles to help you plan, start, and grow your restaurant business! Whether you’re about to open a restaurant or have been running your place for a few months already, there’s no doubt that the process will be expensive. Alongside food and beverages,...

By Ezra Adler |

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